The Air On The London Underground is Really, Really Bad

Everyone knows we've got air quality problems in London, but it might surprise you to hear that the air on the underground is even worse. Read More >>

The Tube Will Be Free On New Year’s Eve Again

It's almost that time again: pet-terrifying fireworks, insanely overpriced drinks and an overloaded mobile network. That's right, it's the magic that is New Year's Eve! Read More >>

Uber Loses Exemption To The London Congestion Charge

More bad news for Uber -- or its 'partner-drivers', more realistically -- its vehicles will no longer be exempt from the London Congestion Charge as of April. Read More >>

Crossrail To Get £1.4 Billion Bailout

Surprising nobody who's ever worked on a large-scale project with lots of stakeholders, Crossrail is going to be very late and very over budget. Read More >>

Looks Like The Piccadilly Line’s Getting Those Sliding Platform Doors

Ever wondered why only the Jubilee line has the sliding doors on the platform that stop you getting blasted by wind Marilyn Monroe-style whenever the trains come in? Read More >>

Adidas Has Made A Shoe For Every Tube Line

Adidas loves its trainer collaborations, and despite having done one with Transport for London just a month ago to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the Oyster card, they've somehow prepared another entire line of tube shoes. Read More >>

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London Tech Trial Will 3D Scan Passengers To See If They’ve Touched In

Updated 27/11: a previous version of this article incorrectly stated that facial recognition would be trialled in London. This is not the case. The article has now been updated to restore accuracy. Read More >>

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Even The London Transport Museum’s Having A Black Friday Sale

If there's one thing Black Friday's good for, it's getting cool Christmas presents for your friends and family for a bit less than usual. Read More >>

Only 5 Years to Wait ‘Til the Night Tube Comes to 4 More Lines

Every silver lining has a cloud: Transport for London has confirmed the Night Tube service will be coming to a bunch more lines, but not until 2023. Read More >>

People Faint More on the Tube on Mondays

An "alarming" number of people have been fainting on the tube during rush hour, and it's not because they'd been on the lash the night before – it's happening more on Mondays than any other day. Read More >>

All Aboard the Tube Trainers: Adidas Reveals London Underground Shoes

The London Underground visual identity is one of the few things called 'iconic' that actually is, so it's no surprise that a whole bunch of merch exists. Read More >>

TfL is Working on Tiny, Affordable Homes in London

Transport for London has announced a partnership with 'starter homes for city makers' company Pocket Living, in order to create a swathe of "100% genuinely affordable homes" in London. Read More >>

Transport for London Launches Bus Passenger Tracking Trial

Transport for London, the body which operates the capital's public transport, has today announced that from tomorrow, it will be starting a new automatic passenger counting trial on buses, which it says could lead to better bus journeys in the future. Read More >>

This Clever Tool Will Tell You How Many Londoners Share Your Commute

Have you ever squeezed on to the Tube in the morning and got a sense of déjà vu? If you look up from your phone and into the dead-eyed faces of the other commuters, don't some of them seem... a little familiar? That might be because in a city of eight million people, some of them are the same people day in, day out. Read More >>

Transport for London Has New Rules for Uber and Other Ride-Sharing Services

Transport for London has just released a brand new policy statement for ride-sharing services operating in the city, including Uber. A lot of the stuff in the six-page document is just a rehash of old regulations, but some of it will mean some changes might be needed - including things like better driver conditions, better accessibility for passengers, and an option for women-only rides with UberPool and other similar services. Read More >>